Communication Studies


Department of Communication Studies

Communication Studies seeks to understand communication and to improve its practice in a variety of relationships. We focus on two person and family communication, communication in small groups and in large organizations, communication across communities, the nature of language and symbols, and the nature of argument and persuasion in political settings and in social movements. We are a department recognized for its world-renowned researchers, top-ranked graduate programs, and award-winning teachers. 

$6.3 M

Grant Funding in ‘21-‘22


Current Ph.D./MA Students


Courses Offered in ’21-‘22


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CMS Grad Students 2022

2022 Cohort Welcomed

New Graduate Student Cohort Welcomed to CMS


New Faculty Member

Ashwin Rajadesingan Joins CMS as Assistant Professor


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